Current Fellows
Adolescent Health

Nora Fitzgerald

Bloomberg Fellow

Nora is the Senior Director of Community Mental Health at PHMC in Philadelphia. In this role, Nora oversees a large continuum of behavioral health programs for children, adolescents, and their families. These programs work with youth and their families to provide evidence-based, trauma informed. mental health treatment for a variety of presenting issues families face. These programs are delivered in homes, schools, and communities. Under Nora’s leadership and with her background as a licensed clinical social worker, these programs assess children and their families using Social Determinants of Health screening to ensure that her teams are not only focused on the presenting issues, but truly supporting families to ensure that any challenges or disparities they are facing are understood and that families are connected not only to mental health supports but to any community resources that can help them to achieve their goals.

Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is a nonprofit public health institute with a mission to create and sustain healthier communities. PHMC has served the Greater Philadelphia region since 1972. PHMC uses best practices and evidence-based guidelines to improve community health through innovative and strategic partnerships, direct service, research and data, technical assistance, and a prepared workforce. With more than 3,000 employees supporting this family of programs and subsidiaries, 70 sites and over 150,000 clients served annually, PHMC has become one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation. PHMC’s family of programs and subsidiary organizations provide a portfolio of services that include physical and behavioral health service delivery, health promotion, early childhood education, after-school programming, workforce development, child welfare, foster care, early intervention, intellectual disability supports, and research and evaluation. PHMC differentiates its work by integrating services to best serve the needs of individuals, families, and communities.

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